local-PowdermakerThe Barrett Foundation and Love for Kids, Inc. has bestowed upon longtime Pagosa Springs, Meadows resident and owner of Circle R Ranch in Flower Mound, Texas, Alan Powdermaker, the 2013 Bill Barrett Philanthropy Award. The award was presented to Powdermaker at the Palette to Palate Gala held on Aug. 10, at the Frontier of Flight Museum in Dallas, Texas.

    Powdermaker’s philanthropic endeavors include co-founder of Love for Kids, a charity that provides support and events for underprivileged kids, children with medical challenges and senior citizens.Powdermaker also oversees the Powdermaker Foundation, which provides four-year education scholarships for deserving inner city high school graduates.